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WATCH: Mystery Of Pickled Elephant Solved After 300 Years

natureheader | Ewen Callaway | Posted 11.04.2013 | Science

Natural history museums don't usually tell their visitors, but they are riddled with wrongly identified specimens. Such errors even occur with importa...

Fossils Help Solve Mystery Of Strange Molelike Mammal

Posted 11.20.2012 | Science

By: Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience Senior Writer Published: 11/20/2012 07:31 AM EST on LiveScience A molelike mammal nicknamed the "grave robb...

Poverty Tourism Taxonomy 2.0

Aaron Ausland | Posted 05.25.2011 | Impact
Aaron Ausland

The ongoing debate on poverty tourism got a paroxysm of blogger attention following the recent op-ed in The New York Times. Is this "development tourism" or "slumdog tourism"?

The Next Newly Discovered Species Could Be Named After You ... If You Can Pay The Price

Treehugger | Stephen Messenger | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

in hopes of raising funds to continue research, scientists in Indonesia have begun granting the rights to name newly discovered species to the highest...

Buffalo head falls, traps man snoozing in recliner

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

ISLAMADORA, Fla. — Most people would only worry about being crushed by a buffalo out in the wild. It turns out the animals can be dangerous when...

CES 2010: A Taxonomy of the Crowd

Tom Matzzie | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Tom Matzzie

The "types" of people here at CES 2010? Pitchman. Gadget Nut. Association Type. Buyers. Engineers. Trainer. Townie. PR Flak. Japanese. Hustlers. Wave-Riders. Bloggers.